Period
to 15 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South East > Surrey
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 168 227
Rank change year-on-year 0 +59 +28
Permanent jobs citing Games 69 89 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.36% 1.52% 0.72%
As % of the General category 3.62% 3.86% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 68 81 46
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,375 £20,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,750 £56,250 £63,125
South East median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.75% -5.88% +6.25%

Games is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,908 2,307 2,399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 37.49% 39.34% 34.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,604 1,777 1,982
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,038 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Surrey

Games
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in Surrey.

Salary trend for Games in Surrey

Games
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Surrey over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Surrey

Games
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Weybridge - 25 £40,000 - 1
Guildford -15 16 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Leatherhead - 8 £25,000 - 1
Whyteleafe - 3 £47,500 -
Camberley - 2 £51,250 - 3
Woking +12 1 £32,500 -27.78% 1
Staines +10 1 £60,000 +14.29% 2
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £32,500 -
Godalming - 1 £80,000 -
Reigate - 1 £62,500 -
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Games.

1 32 (46.38%) Degree
2 29 (42.03%) Python
3 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (31.88%) C++
5 21 (30.43%) SQL
6 19 (27.54%) Java
7 18 (26.09%) Git (software)
7 18 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
9 16 (23.19%) Computer Science
9 16 (23.19%) REST
9 16 (23.19%) Microservices
10 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (20.29%) CSS
10 14 (20.29%) HTML
11 13 (18.84%) Multithreading
11 13 (18.84%) DevOps
12 12 (17.39%) AngularJS
12 12 (17.39%) Android
12 12 (17.39%) C#
12 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
12 12 (17.39%) TDD
12 12 (17.39%) VMware
13 11 (15.94%) Google
13 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
13 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
13 11 (15.94%) Client/Server
13 11 (15.94%) XML

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.80%) Apache Spark
1 4 (5.80%) Jupyter
2 3 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (1.45%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.25%) AdWords
3 5 (7.25%) Amazon S3
3 5 (7.25%) Google Play
3 5 (7.25%) Slack
4 4 (5.80%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (5.80%) GitHub
5 2 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.45%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.45%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (1.45%) Dropbox
6 1 (1.45%) Google Drive
6 1 (1.45%) NuGet
6 1 (1.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.45%) ATM
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.04%) MongoDB
3 8 (11.59%) MySQL
3 8 (11.59%) NoSQL
4 7 (10.14%) Redis
5 4 (5.80%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.45%) Big Data
7 1 (1.45%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.45%) Power BI
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (13.04%) Bitbucket
3 9 (13.04%) JIRA
3 9 (13.04%) Subversion
4 6 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.90%) Android Studio
5 2 (2.90%) Gradle
6 1 (1.45%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Marketing
3 3 (4.35%) Electronics
4 2 (2.90%) Automotive
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Advertising
5 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.45%) Avionics
5 1 (1.45%) Billing
5 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (53.62%) Developer
2 19 (27.54%) Software Developer
3 13 (18.84%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Graduate
5 7 (10.14%) Graduate Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Web Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Graduate Software Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Account Executive
7 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (7.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.25%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.25%) PPC Executive
7 5 (7.25%) PPC Specialist
8 4 (5.80%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.19%) REST
2 14 (20.29%) CSS
2 14 (20.29%) HTML
3 12 (17.39%) AngularJS
4 11 (15.94%) XML
5 10 (14.49%) Node.js
5 10 (14.49%) Web Services
6 9 (13.04%) .NET
6 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET
6 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (10.14%) Vue.js
8 6 (8.70%) Qt
9 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 5 (7.25%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (7.25%) SOAP
10 4 (5.80%) Celery
10 4 (5.80%) Django
10 4 (5.80%) TensorFlow
10 4 (5.80%) Unreal Engine
10 4 (5.80%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Computer Science
2 11 (15.94%) Client/Server
3 10 (14.49%) Mobile App
4 9 (13.04%) Public Cloud
5 8 (11.59%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (8.70%) Device Driver
7 5 (7.25%) iPhone
7 5 (7.25%) Social Media
8 4 (5.80%) Fintech
9 2 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (1.45%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (1.45%) CCTV
10 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
10 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (1.45%) FMCG
10 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (1.45%) Motion Graphics
10 1 (1.45%) User Experience
10 1 (1.45%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) Android
2 9 (13.04%) Linux
2 9 (13.04%) Unix
3 7 (10.14%) Windows
4 6 (8.70%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.80%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.90%) CentOS
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 17 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (23.19%) Microservices
5 13 (18.84%) DevOps
5 13 (18.84%) Multithreading
6 12 (17.39%) TDD
7 9 (13.04%) Continuous Deployment
7 9 (13.04%) MVC
8 8 (11.59%) BDD
9 7 (10.14%) Performance Optimisation
9 7 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (10.14%) Web Development
10 6 (8.70%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (8.70%) Presales
10 6 (8.70%) Scrum
10 6 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (7.25%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (7.25%) Machine Learning
11 5 (7.25%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.03%) Python
2 22 (31.88%) C++
3 21 (30.43%) SQL
4 19 (27.54%) Java
5 12 (17.39%) C#
6 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
6 11 (15.94%) PowerShell
7 9 (13.04%) Perl
7 9 (13.04%) Shell Script
8 7 (10.14%) ES6
8 7 (10.14%) Ruby
8 7 (10.14%) TypeScript
9 5 (7.25%) PHP
9 5 (7.25%) R
10 2 (2.90%) C
11 1 (1.45%) Lua
Qualifications
1 32 (46.38%) Degree
2 8 (11.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.45%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (13.04%) XenServer
2 5 (7.25%) Docker
3 2 (2.90%) vSphere
4 1 (1.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.45%) Ansible
2 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) VMware
2 11 (15.94%) Google
2 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.04%) Atlassian
3 9 (13.04%) Citrix
4 6 (8.70%) Sony
5 1 (1.45%) Adobe
5 1 (1.45%) Canon
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco
5 1 (1.45%) HP
5 1 (1.45%) IBM
5 1 (1.45%) NetApp
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle